Hyderabad, Jan.5 (PMI): Telangana State Auto Drivers JAC has decided to participate in the all India general strike on January 8, condemning the anti-labour policies of BJP government at the centre and TRS government in Telangana State. Meanwhile, Auto Drivers protest meeting against KCR government’s “Criminal Negligence” in solving Auto Drivers problems is fixed for January 6 at Basheerbagh press club. Auto drivers are demanding that like Andhra Prdesh Government, the Telangana State Government should also grant Rs. 10,000/- to every Auto for repairs and take necessary steps towards enforcing prohibition in Telangana State.
Mohd Amanullah Khan, Convenor, in a press statement, while alleging that KCR government has not increased the existing auto fares for the last six year, he demanded Rs. 50/minimum fare and Rs. 15 per Km rate citing the reason of waste of fuel and time due to traffic congestion on road and frequent traffic jams. He appealed to all the auto union representatives in twin cities to attend the meeting without fail and make it a success.